Our Stories Poster. Credit- Manchester City of Literature and Manchester Poetry Library

6th December 2023 | By Makenna Ali

Manchester City of Literature celebrates writing from the LGBTQ+ community

Writers, storytellers, and members of the LGBTQ+ community gathered at the Manchester Poetry Library for the Our Stories conference to celebrate Queer literature. Our Stories...

Socialist Alternative Protests - Credit Makenna Ali

6th December 2023 | By Makenna Ali

Local activists claim “the system is by nature divided by rich and poor and gender baselines”

Feminist Socialist Alternative took to Oxford Road in Manchester to mark the United Nation’s international day for the elimination of violence against women. Socialist Alternative...

17th November 2023 | By Beth Thornton

‘Putin Began the War’: inside the mind of Alina Kostrubitska on modern world killing

Ukrainian advocate and journalist Alina Kostrubitska tells her story as a Ukrainian refugee while she supports her country in Manchester

16th May 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Richard Kilpatrick wins Didsbury West

The Lib Dems gain from Labour in Didsbury West, with former councillor Richard Kilpatrick winning back his seat in the council.

Stairs Logo for Manchester Charity Step Up MCR

10th May 2023 | By Jessica Smith

Ancoats charity launch walking campaign to raise money for neighbourhood projects

Manchester based charity kickstarts fundraising event in support of National Walking Month to help build local neighbourhoods.

28th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Midwives’ working conditions: low staffing levels and pay are now declared as a state of emergency

Midwives and supporters of the March with Midwives campaign protested in St Peter’s Square outside the town hall on Sunday. They called on local MPs...

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

‘We’re trying to push to celebrate leaders, doctors, nurses and Muslims in other sectors’, says Nahid on #IAM2022

November marks Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM2022) and this year’s focus is #TacklingDenial. Now in its 10th year, the campaign urges everyone to not only tackle...

19th October 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Young men aged between 17 and 24 are the age group most at risk from drowning, new research shows

As we settle into the new semester, cold nights are chilling our core and the days are getting shorter. Winter brings its own set of...


17th November 2021 | By Olivia Howlett

The issue of spiking: we take the pulse on the streets of Manchester

A recent surge in drink spiking in bars and clubs in Manchester has let to protests in the city and calls for establishments to take...


2nd January 2020 | By nq_admin

#LoveFoodHateWaste Campaign


16th December 2019 | By Hannah Barry

Shelter’s SleepWalk sees 650 people take to the streets of Manchester

More than 650 people braved the drizzly Manchester weather to raise money for charity Shelter’s Christmas Appeal on Wednesday night.  Prompted by the success of...


13th December 2019 | By [email protected]

City council threatens to ban student drummer busker from city centre over noise levels

A busking drummer known as ‘Manchester drummer’ to his fans has been told by the council to either stop drumming in the city centre, or face...


11th December 2019 | By Megan Marsden

Vegan activist group reaches out to Christmas shoppers to spread eco message

Vegan activist group Manchester Animal Action gathered in Manchester city centre to promote animal rights and the benefits of a plant-based diet. Leaflets for both...


11th December 2019 | By Demi Sheridan

Lights for Liberty Campaign Launch

  The students of Manchester need a safe place to call home. Over the years, the students of Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of...

Plan Your Way Home Logo

9th December 2019 | By nq_admin


#PlanYourWayHome is a campaign to raise awareness on the risks of drink-driving, particularly amongst young people, in doing so help reduce the number of drink-drive...


9th December 2019 | By Steven Railston

The #TakeBackOurGame campaign launches to save grassroots football

The #TakeBackOurGame campaign has one goal, to make the government impose a 5% levy on the Premier Leagues revenue from television rights, for investment into grassroots football....

Shift2Thrift Logo Image

9th December 2019 | By Liberty Smith


We want you to reuse the clothes you already have and to shop in second hand shops to tackle the issues of fast fashion. We...


9th December 2019 | By Max Yeatman

The dangers of concussion in rugby

Headstrong is a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of concussion in rugby. At Headstrong we want rugby union to maintain its physicality and...


9th December 2019 | By [email protected]

Give a Dog a Home

#giveadogahome If you ask a parent what is the one thing they see time and time again topping their child’s Christmas wish list they will most...


6th December 2019 | By Rebecca Byatt

Lessons4Life Campaign Launch

  Saving for a mortgage, paying taxes, managing money and voting are matters which are necessary throughout any adult’s life. So why is it that...